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Old June 6, 2012, 12:31 PM
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Yes you need to keep the pump. You remove the d5 from that fugly housing it is in at the moment and attach it to the reservoir.
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Old June 6, 2012, 01:12 PM
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Old June 6, 2012, 01:31 PM
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I second the pump/bay res combo its just so much cleaner and easier to setup IMO
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Old June 6, 2012, 02:48 PM
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I second the pump/bay res combo its just so much cleaner and easier to setup IMO
You guys prefer the bay resevoirs over a tube pump/res?
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Old June 6, 2012, 02:53 PM
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Depends on what you're looking for. It simplifies the loop. I use a tube reservoir myself, but I have a custom faceplate in my TJ07 drivebays. I will say they are way better than they used to be.
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Old June 6, 2012, 02:58 PM
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You guys prefer the bay resevoirs over a tube pump/res?
Unless the tube res is part of the look you're going for, without a doubt a bay pump/res... it just simplifies everything so much, and makes for a much cleaner install.
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Old June 6, 2012, 03:24 PM
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Unless the tube res is part of the look you're going for, without a doubt a bay pump/res... it just simplifies everything so much, and makes for a much cleaner install.
Alright, you guys converted me. Now for an important question.

I am looking at the Koolance RP-985 Single 5.25 Pump/Res. I think this is actually decently priced considered it is a pump,resevoir, display and fan controller.

My question is, which I can't find anywhere; how many fans does it control? Is there a way to hook up 6 fans (push/pull 360 rad) into one fan slot?

If so, I think it's a good bang for the buck and space saver.
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Old June 6, 2012, 03:37 PM
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That's a combination pump and res. You already have a D5/MCP655 pump so you should be looking at something like this: http://www.dazmode.com/store/index.p...roducts_id=756

or this: XSPC Dual 5.25 Reservoir for One Laing D5 (Back Mount) XSPC Dual 5.25 Reservoir for One Laing D5 (Back Mount) [582676] - $58.99 : DazMode PC Watercooling Gear, Canadian Best PC Watercooling and Modding Store
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Old June 6, 2012, 03:48 PM
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I know, but I may be looking to get rid of the pump if I can get an all in one unit with fan controller and temp display.

The only thing holding me back is the nothingness of information on it's fan controller.
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Old June 6, 2012, 05:42 PM
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I would just do what the others have said, keep the current pump and get that XSPC (or EK etc) bay res and if you REALLY want a fan controller get a separate one because it will be better?
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